[amsat-bb] Re: Important Information about Hotel Reservations
Thu Aug 24 11:02:57 PDT 2006
Yes, even the in country reservations is coming up with the same problems. I had to call the hotel and arrange for dates prior to the Symposium. There was no problem getting rooms, just would like to get a bit cheaper on the days prior.
Anyway, I plan to enjoy the visit. See you ALL then!
----- Original Message -----
From: Emily Clarke
Date: Thursday, August 24, 2006 1:52 pm
Subject: [amsat-bb] Important Information about Hotel Reservations
> It seems like we are running into a similar problem with the
> Intercontinental Reservation system as we did in Washington and
> Lafayette. When this happens, people making reservations are
> that there are no rooms available. After speaking with the
> hotel we
> know what is happening and why, and it is really a bug in the
> reservation software that affects both the online system and the
> system the customer service representatives use.
> It is important to understand how the discounted rate system
> works in
> order to reserve your rooms successfully. We have a block of
> set aside from the 4th through the 10th of October, and the
> discounted rate code only applies during that period. If you
> book a
> room outside that range the reservation software will tell you
> (or a
> customer service representative) that there are no rooms available.
> Here are some additional steps that will guide you to a
> 1) Make a reservation for within the dates of the 4th through
> 10th using the AMS discount code.
> 2) Make a second (or third if necessary) for dates before and
> that range.
> If you have difficulties call the hotel directly at (650) 570-
> 5700 or
> call at 1-877-2-CROWNE. Be sure to give them the AMS discount
> and explain the reservations you need as described above.
> You must make your reservations prior to September 13 to qualify
> the discounted rate!
> Please Note: The symposium rate is for a standard room - you can
> upgrade to an executive room
> or suite at a discounted rate.
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